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Protests over tribunal fees move

Protests will be held today as new fees come into force for workers taking an employment tribunal case. Unions have predicted "chaos" as employees will have to pay up to £1,200 to have cases of unfair dismissal and discrimination heard.

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Union given go-ahead for judicial review over fees

Unison said it has been given permission by the High Court to seek a judicial review over employment tribunal fees put in place today.

The introduction of punitive fees for taking a claim to an employment tribunal would give the green light to unscrupulous employers to ride roughshod over already basic workers' rights.

The Government should not put a price on justice.

– Unsion General Secretary Dave Prentis

Unison's judicial hearing will be held in October.

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